Dr. Thomas Maples: Crossroads

Accomplishment… The Only True Failure in Life, Is A Lesson Not Learned

Inspirational Quotes My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. Abraham Lincoln To be yourself in a world that is constantly … Continue reading Accomplishment… The Only True Failure in Life, Is A Lesson Not Learned

Inspiration: To Blaze New Trails (2)

The cornerstone of greatness lies in our simple capacity to dream, believe, set the path, and work hard to make those dreams come true.

Future Dreams: The Source of Inspiration

“Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” ~ Langston Hughes

Gratitude: Dr. Tom Explores the Do as I Say, Not as I Do Phenomenon

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”

John F. Kennedy

Gratitude is much more than giving thanks. It is living by the words we speak. This is especially true when it relates to working with the next generation.

So many times, I see a culture of “Do as I say, Not as I Do!” Really, what is this truly about? In order to teach the next generation, we must live by the words we speak.